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The latest news from producers, makers, venues and events organisers from around Derby and Derbyshire. If you have news to add to this page, then email us to let us know about it: editor@madeinderbyshire.org
 

Lady Misery - the Feminist Twist in the Tale

In an English folk scene currently bursting with bold and innovative folk music, vocal trio Lady Maisery shine brightly. With their unique approach to harmony singing, intelligent and thoughtful arrangements of both traditional repertoire and original compositions, Hazel Askew, Hannah James and Rowan Rheingans harness and celebrate their united voice.

Painting Workshops and Children's Art Club

As some of you may know about 14 years ago I ran a Saturday Art Club for children and I loved it. Some of the girls now have their own children, have grown into beautiful young women and some still wave as they pass me in their cars as they go off to work. My own daughter has gone on to qualify as a Montessori Teacher now working in London.

Artists in Conversation : Wolfgang Buttress, Danica Maier, Aidan Shingler, & Dr Tim Shephard

Still to come

All talks are free and start at 7pm for a 7.30 start.

 

30th November 2017 Danica Maier
Exploring dualities of material and site Danica Maier’s work uses site-specific installations and events to explore ideas of expectations of site, traditional values, ‘women’s work’ and labour. Maier is interested in manipulating a locations expected function and pushing beyond the original intentions.

See The Derbyshire Singers in Ashbourne on 18 November

The Derbyshire Singers with soloists Lesley-Jane Rogers (Soprano), Louise Collett (Mezzo-soprano),  Andrew Mackenzie-Wicks (Tenor), Tim Mirfin (Bass). Organist: John Keys

St John's Church, Ashbourne    

Saturday 18th November 2017    

7.30pm    

Puccini: Messa di Gloria

Mozart: Mass in C Major, Coronation Mass

Christmas at the Art Room, Wilkin Hill, Barlow

Christmas at the Art Room, Wilkin Hill, Barlow, Derbyshire S18 7TE

Saturday 11th - Sunday 19th November 2017 inc

10am - 3.30pm daily

Browse through a selection of interesting and original gifts in the informal atmosphere at the Art Room.

There will be fabulous glassware from Stephanie Platts, quirky textiles from Dawn Ireland, photography by James McColl, rag rugs, Christmas wreaths and decorations from Rachael Rastrick and textiles from Anne Menary and Diane Gilder as well as a wide range of cards and prints.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for up and coming local Artists

The School of excellence is aimed at local artist who are already working hard on their own genre and style of music production. This free course is designed to give participants the support and industry skills and networks to take it to the next level.

Apply now by completing the form on the link below, and please email us links to your music and social media accounts. Good luck!

Apply here

Write a killer to win a thriller

Crime writers use a killer opening line to bait a trap for their fictional detective’s real quarry: the reader.

Now you can have a go at setting up a mystery in one sentence which will be judged by a top murder mystery author at Buxton International Festival Crime Writers’ Lunch – and win a signed thriller.

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